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Tag Archives: NICU
Today is prematurity awareness day. It’s really prematurity awareness month, but sadly the calendar of national health observances is rather full and so prematurity, which affects 12.5% of all babies in the United States, is the #1 cause of death … Continue reading
As prematurity awareness month is right around the corner, I wanted to put up some preemie stats so anyone blogging about prematurity in November will have some hard data to use (appreciate a link back). So here goes… In the … Continue reading
I never used to like fall. Coming from Winnipeg, Manitoba autumn meant one thing: 2 weeks of brown leaves. A dull, wet, and brief interlude before winter. As winter in Winnipeg is -40 degrees for 3-4 months the announcement that it … Continue reading
Before things went wrong I had mapped out a scene from our future. I think every parent does. Whether it is your baby’s first smile, how you will look pushing your baby in a stroller, or taking your child to … Continue reading
I was lucky enough to speak at a discussion series for Hand to Hold, a support and mentoring program for parents of premature babies. This was my very first book signing, so I was very anxious to help the moms and … Continue reading